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CCFC Donates Medicines to Three Districts

The Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) has presented some medicines worth GHC 179,000 to three districts in the northern region to help the...
Zipline

Drone Delivery of Important Medicines Begins in April

The much-talked about drone delivery of essential medicines and blood to health facilities in hard-to-reach communities would commence next month. The Operators of the Fly...
Tramadol

Stakeholders hold discussions on ways to check medicine abuses

A two-day inter agency consultative forum that seeks to develop a National Strategic Plan to address the abuse of Tramadol and Codeine opened in...
World Health Organisation

African gov’ts asked to increase investments in new medicine research

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ghana, has asked African governments to increase investments in research and development...

Africa’s Healthcare Systems Needs Restructuring – Reverend

Reverend Dr Fred Deegbe, former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, has urged African countries to reassess their healthcare systems to ensure...
Orphanages

Philanthropist Supports Eye Of The Lord Foundation

Eye of the Lord Foundation, an orphanage at Dzatsui, near Nsawam, has been presented with assorted items costing over GH?5,000.00 for the upkeep of...

WHO Launch New Report On Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has launched a new report, which indicates the remarkable achievements the world has made...

Koforidua: FDA Seizes Expired Beverages and Drugs

file image The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized over a metric ton of expired goods including medicines, beverages and baby foods from various...

NHIA, Stakeholders Meet to Review 2017 List of Medicine Prices

A two-day forum to review the prices of medicines on the NHIS Medicines List has ended in Accra. The annually convened stakeholder forum reviews and...

Our Herbal Medicines : The good, bad and the ugly sides

file image All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the challenge of science is to find it,...
Medicines Sellers

Tanzania seeks Indian investment to reduce importation costs of medicines

Medical authorities in Tanzania have invited Indian pharmaceutical companies to set up industries in the east African nation to cut importation costs of medicines. ...

Mininstry Reveals Service Plans Over Pharmacists Strike

A statement issued by the Ministry’s Public Relations Unit, and released to the Ghana News Agency, over the weekend directed heads of institutions and...
Takeda’s Access to Medicines strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa will include a long-term partnership with the Pan African Heart Foundation to create a mobile screening program for hypertension – a leading cause of cardiovascular disease in the region – and diabetes in select local counties in Kenya, including Kajiado county

Nairobi: Takeda Announce new access to drugs for Africa

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines (AtM) strategy, aimed at increasing access to its innovative and...
pharmacy

Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy campaigns for tax removal

They said the removal of the taxes would not only improve the timely supply of most required medicines but also lesson the bill burden...
Pharmaceutical

Kenya urges pharmaceutical firms to cut cost of medicines

Ministry of Health Cabinet Secretary, Cleopa Mailu, urged the players in the pharmaceutical industry to come up with ways that would ensure that the...
drugs

Five Hospitals receive psychotropic and anti-epileptic drugs

The beneficiary facilities included Tamale Teaching Hospital, Tamale Central Hospital, Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, Upper West Regional Hospital and Sunyani Regional Hospital. ...
Wpid Drugs

Public urged to report adverse effects of drugs to FDA

Mr. Abu Sumailar, the Western Regional Manager of FDA, told the Ghana News Agency in Takoradi that every medicine has some side effects with...
Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health.

Ghana plans to mainstream herbal medicines

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have inaugurated a herbal medicine unit in the Port City of Tema, 38...
european commission

EU outdoors new safety measure aimed at protecting citizens

Such safety features would protect European citizens against the health threat of falsified medicines, which may contain the wrong dosage of ingredients or low...
pharmaceutical

UNIDO to help boost its Kenya pharmaceutical industry

UNIDO Consultant Wilberforce Wanyanga told journalists in Nairobi it plans to assist 34 pharmaceutical manufacturers meet World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualification standards in the...

Alternative Medicines are very potent

I was recently very much impressed when the minister of Health in his speech said he is considering establishment of institute of herbal and...

Ethiopia to ensure accessibility of quality essential medicines

Ethiopia's health ministry said Friday it has been taking various measures to ensure the access to and affordability of quality essential medicines across the...

Remarkable progress has been made on Hepatitis C, MDR and TB medicines

The World Health Organization (WHO) today, Friday, May 8 published the new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines) which includes ground-breaking new...
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Papyrus reveals how ancient Egyptians cure drunken hangover

Have you ever had a terrible memory of a drunken hangover? Most of those who do would certainly remember things like dizziness, stomach ache,...
Medicines Sellers

Poor Quality Medicines Pose Global Threat – Report

Three articles co-authored by researchers at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) were published today in a Supplement to the American Journal of Tropical Medicine...

Bringing safe pharmaceutical products closer to consumers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said it realised the importance of providing periodic training to local pharmaceutical manufacturing industries to improve supply...

TOBINCO Exposed Opuni’s Vendata Against Company CEO

Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Limited has reacted to media publications and what it described as unwarranted threats from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Foods...

Tobinco Admits To Fake Drugs Imported To Ghana

The Executive Chairman of Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Ltd and the Director of Bliss GVS Pharma, distributors of anti-malaria suppository, Gsunate Plus, have been invited by...

Effective advertising is essential for the growth and development of any business

One of the best investments that any nation can make in its citizens is to ensure the citizenry have easy access to good health...

Enlist Herbal Medicines On NHIS

The Chief Executive Officer for Power Herbal Clinic Dr. Akosua Adu-Ayaa has made a passionate appeal to government to enlist herbal medicines on the...